CSR is proud to announce joining forces with Spanish Death Metal band Sönambula.
Rapha Decline, one of the founding members of Typhareth (the band formed in Bilbao in 1994)
decides to put aside his personal project called Decline to join other musicians and give
birth to a new band: Sönambula, consisting of Maider (drummer), Rapha (guitar and vocals)
and Estrella (bass).
Taking the death metal bands from the end of the 80s and beginning of the 90s as a reference,
Sönambula is born rawly, heavily and darkly, with songs that can remind us at some moments
of bands such as Winter, Necrophagia, Autopsy, Asphyx, Entombed, etc.
They soon enter the studio in order to record their first work in the form of an EP called
HILEN ARGIA; a humble recording that captures the essence of their death metal sound:
simple, heavy, dirty, with a remarkable darkness: their own particular brand. The EP
immediately drew the attention of the recording label Base Record, who took charge of its
edition and release to the underground sewers. Countless media have shown interest in it and,
trying to describe the sound of Sönambula, several labels have been used, such as Death, Black,
Sludge, or Doom, but there’s something all of them agree with: it’s a raw and dark sound.
Since their beginning in 2015, the band has given numerous shows across the Spanish land: Sala
Tunk, Moon Rock, Sentinel, Darkness, Utopia, Morgui, La Calleja, Infernu, Mogambo,
Frenopatico, Santana, Nave Atmoshphera 0, Nave Bunker, Stage Live Bilbao.
Halfway through February, they enter TyK studios in order to record their new work, which
will be named SECUELA and will be edited by the label Base Record at the beginning of April.
10 songs recorded along just two days. The album is made up of the 4 songs in the EP and 6 new
ones. This time production reflects more precisely the sound that the band plays live, it being
thicker and more brutal.
Currently, the band is writing what will be their second album; that’s why the live appearances
have decreased. However, in one of their latest dates they have supported the legendary band
Master as they have played in Bilbao.
SECUELA will be reissued in cassette, vinyl and CD formats.
Sönambula‘s second album will be released in late 2018 in cassette, vinyl and CD formats.
Hilen Argia EP 2014